Skip to main content

This item appears to not have any files that we can let you "experience" (like watching a video or viewing images) in this area.

We suggest you try the [DOWNLOAD OPTIONS] area to the right below to see if there are any files you would like to try to use or download.

Ernst Marcus Collection 1898-1976 bulk: 1900-1928


SHOW MORE


This collection contains manuscripts by Ernst Marcus, as well as notes and diaries in which he recorded his philosophical ideas. Some of his articles are collected in form of newspaper clippings. In addition, there is the philosophical correspondence with Rebecca Hanf and Salomo Friedlaender

Manuscript by Robert Marcus, "Notizen und Entwuerfe von Ernst Marcus," 1965, German, 83 p.; typed, xeroxed, edited by his son, Robert Marcus

Diaries, 1902-1928, photocopy

Appended is an introduction to the work by S. Friedlaender-Mynona: "Kant's Thronerbe. Erinnerungen an Ernst Marcus". 3 p

Clippings, reviews, photos, reminiscences by Rebecca Hanf, correspondence by Eva Rosenberg-Marcus to rabbi Hugo Hahn, poems, manuscript by Karl Rosenberg, "Betrachtungen ueber die Physik zum 100. Geburtstag des Philosophen Ernst Marcus," 1956, 16 pp. [AR 291]

Rosenberg, Karl ; Hahn, Hugo ; Rosenberg-Marcus, Eva ; Marcus, Robert

Ernst Marcus was born September 3, 1856, in Kamen in Westphalia. He studied law in Bonn and Berlin. In 1889, while working as an assessor, he became interested in philosophical questions. In 1890 he became a judge in Essen. He married Berta Auerbach in 1893, and they had three children. In 1899 he started meeting with the philosopher Salomo Friedlaender. Very early, Friedlaender became aware of Ernst Marcus's potential and the relevance of his ideas. He supported him and admired his theses. When Friedlaender published under the pseudonym Mynona he even used Marcus as a figure called "Sucram". In 1904 Ernst Marcus met Rebecca Hanf, who was interested in philosophy as well. They became friends and corresponded until Marcuss death

Philosophically, Ernst Marcus dealt with Immanuel Kant's and Albert Einstein's theories. Ernst Marcus regarded himself as the "one who resurrected Kant from death and who understood Kant utterly". Ernst Marcus died in Essen on October 29, 1928

6-page inventory

Finding aid available online:

Photographs removed to Photograph Collection


Language German
Call number 000196397
Digitizing sponsor Leo Baeck Institute Archives
Book contributor Leo Baeck Institute Archives
Collection LeoBaeckInstitute; americana

Full catalog record MARCXML
View EAD


Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
DOWNLOAD OPTIONS
Uploaded by
JN-clement
on 8/12/2010
Views
184
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Source: lbiead
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Kitzinger, Ernst
116
0
0
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Braun-Vogelstein, Julie, 1883-1971
251
0
0
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Hirschberg, Gunter, 1920-1989
123
0
0
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Geis, Robert Raphael, 1906-1972
219
0
0
Source: lbiead
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Nathan, Fritz
148
0
0
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Bondi, Elias
115
0
0
Source: lbiead
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
by Busoni, Hannah
275
0
0
Source: lbiead